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CALIFORNIA- If you’re planning on heading to the pump this week, gas prices are on the rise.

According to, the average price of gas in California has risen more than 11-cents per gallon in the past week. The state average is $2.85 a gallon and here in Eureka the average is about $2.75 a gallon.

Experts say gas prices in California are likely to rise even more before...

Post date: Mon, 12/28/2015 - 17:54

Siskiyou/Humboldt Counties- Authorities are asking you to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate who could be headed for Humboldt County.

According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department, inmate Daniel Fidler escaped from the Deadwood Conservation Camp in Fort Jones, north of Redding on Saturday. The Humboldt County native, who has been arrested several times, including back in...

Post date: Mon, 12/28/2015 - 17:42

MCKINLEYVILLE- On Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were sent to a residence on the 1000 block of Cameron Ct, McKinleyville, for a report of an alarm. Upon arrival, deputies checked the residence and found an open door. Deputies entered the residence through the open door and located a large indoor marijuana grow. The Humboldt...

Post date: Mon, 12/28/2015 - 10:05

FORTUNA- On December 23, 2015 at approximately 9:45 PM hours, officers with the Fortuna Police Department were dispatched to a business located in the 1300 block of Main Street for a suspicious report. Upon arrival, officers contacted an employee, who had entered the business and observed several items out of place.

Officers entered the business and immediately smelled the odor of...

Post date: Mon, 12/28/2015 - 09:06

A 48-year-old fisherman is rescued by Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay after he was struck in the head by a steel cable. Caltrans crews repair a sinkhole along the roadway just north of the Humboldt...

Post date: Sun, 12/27/2015 - 21:08


Free drop off at Wes Green’s Mad River Compost Facility, 6360 West End Road from December 26 through the end of January Open hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. -  4:00 p.m. Arcata High students raising funds will pick up trees curbside for $10, December 26 -  January 11. Call (707) 822-8325.

Blue Lake


Post date: Sat, 12/26/2015 - 18:40

At least 350 individuals arrested on California roadways during the Christmas Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period. Six different laws will go into effect in 2016 that affect the motoring public. Local shoppers hit stores to return, exchange and buy new items following Christmas. Tips of what you need to know before you purchase a drone. A Fortuna couple gets engaged at the Newburg Park Ice...

Post date: Sat, 12/26/2015 - 18:32

FORTUNA - Seniors and the homeless received a special Christmas dinner Friday courtesy of the River Life Foundation of Fortuna.

The non-profit has been holding the meal for the past 8 years. Prime rib and turkey with all the trimmings was served.

This was made possible in part by a generous grant from the Humboldt Area Foundation. In the past, the event was held under an overpass...

Post date: Fri, 12/25/2015 - 19:56